Art Crime Research Opportunities 26 January 2023


Learning, networking, conference and employment opportunities in cultural property, art crime research, antiquities trafficking research, provenance studies, and related things. Postings are not endorsements.

This list is compiled by Meadhbh Ginnane and Donna Yates. Please let us know of any opportunities to announce at the linked email address. The mailing list email address is not monitored.

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1. Recoveries Assistant (The Art Loss Register), Job, London

“As a recoveries assistant you will be part of the team that reviews art and cultural property as part of the due diligence process that we carry out for our clients. This can relate to all types of claims such as theft, looting of cultural property, colonialisation, or the result of Nazi persecution, as well as civil disputes.”

When: Apply by 10 February 2023
Where: The Art Loss Register, London
Pay: starting from £27,000

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2. “When the Past Resurfaces: A Transatlantic Comparison of Approaches to Private Claims for Restitution of Looted Art”, Panel, Online and London

“Join the Society of English and American Lawyers as we host leading art law professionals from the UK and the USA to discuss the current status of policies and approaches in both countries relating to claims by individuals for the restitution of artworks and other property.”

When: 7 February 2023
Where: Online and and in-person at Mishcon De Reya, London WC2B 6AH

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3. Senior Analyst (Cultural Property), Job, Washington DC

This is a full time position placed within the US State Department focused on issues related to cultural property. Expertise needed in a region outside of the continental USA, but open otherwise.

When: Apply ASAP
Where: Washington DC
Pay: Unknown

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4. Nazi-Era Art Provenance Research, Training course, Online/Denver

More details coming soon but The Centre for Art Collection Ethics “planning a hybrid version of our training program on Nazi-era art provenance research”. Subscribe to their newsletter for details.

When: June 2023
Where: Denver and online
Cost: TBA

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5. Finance and Administration Officer, Job, Amsterdam

Cultural Emergency Response is looking for someone to take on financial administration for the organization.

When: Apply by 29 January 2023
Where: Cultural Emergency Response (CER), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Pay: Unknown

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6. Doctoral Research Fellowships, University of Oslo

This is in the Department of Cultural Studies and Oriental Languages, candidates must apply with a research project, and they need to find a staff member to back the project.

When: Apply by 28 February 2023
Where: University of Oslo
Pay: NOK 501 200 – 544 400

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7. Considering Object Biographies: Provenance, Repatriation, and Collecting Practices, Roundtable, Online

A “conversation on the issues of provenance, repatriation, collections, and collecting practices, explored through the lens of material culture”

When: 27 February 2023
Where: Online
Cost: Free

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8. Authenticity, attribution and the law, Seminar, London

This seminar will “explore the legal issues around the authenticity and attribution of artworks.” It “will also look at choosing and instructing experts in relation to disputes, as well as transactions, and the way in which contractual clauses can best protect those operating in the art world.”

When: 28 March 2023
Where: Stephenson Harwood LLP, 1 Finsbury Circus, London EC2M 7SH
Cost: £96.00 (includes VAT). 50% off for IAL members (and UKRG or BADA members)

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9. Heritage Now: Relevance and Community, Webinar Series

“These digital events examine how the experiences of recent years have encouraged cultural organisations across the world to adapt and transform in the face of global challenges and new opportunities; looking to build a future that is more sustainable, equitable and ecological. “

When: Starting 2 Feb 2023
Where: Online
Cost: Free

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10. Exhibitor Stand Assistants, TEFAF, Job, Maastricht

Do you live in Maastricht? If so TEFAF is seeking stand assistants to work with exhibiters during the art fair from 11 to 19 March. An interesting view into the art fair world. If interested, please send an email to with your application.

When: 11-19 March 2023
Where: TEFAF Maastricht
Pay: Unknown

Contact: If interested, please send an email to with your application

11. Cultural Heritage & Mass Atrocities, Book Launch, Chicago

“Please join The Pearson Institute and The Chicago Center for Cultural Heritage Preservation and the Oriental Institute for an afternoon discussion with experts on cultural heritage, post-conflict challenges, and conflict management. “

When: 1 February 2023
Where: Breasted Hall, Oriental Institute 1155 E 58th Street Chicago, IL 60637
Cost: Free

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